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Wednesday, 20 June 2018 - 8:30am to 3:30pm

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is offering free business training workshops to farming, fishing and food processing businesses.

These workshops assist businesses to develop strategies to manage risk and maximise opportunities for profit.

‘Succession: A business strategy’ is best suited to businesses with a current strategic/business plan and clear strategic objectives. 

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for vets - April 2018

Calling a vet to investigate diseases protects markets: The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases likely to occur in the next month. Calling a vet to investigate diseases when they occur...

There has been considerable concern amongst livestock producers regarding recent outbreaks of subterranean clover red leaf syndrome. Symptoms include red leaves; stunted plants and even premature plant death.

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for producers - April 2018

Protect your livestock markets: call a vet when animals are sick. Australia’s ability to sell livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that we are free of livestock diseases that are reportable or affect trade. Data from livestock...

We provide up-to-date information on this page to help manage the impacts of a dry 2018 season. The forecast for most agricultural areas in Western Australia is for a below-average rainfall season.

Seasonal Climate Outlook May 2018

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating less than 40% chance of exceeding median rainfall for May-July and May-October 2018.

Thanks to the eConnected Grower Group representatives who attended our successful Getting Value from Farm Data Networks forum, late last year.

DPIRD’s eConnected Grainbelt Project team has committed to sponsoring and assisting to run the inaugural Ag-Tech Hackathon in the Perth CBD, to be held from 27-29 July, 2018.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) eConnected Grainbelt Project is pleased to announce formal approval has been granted to extend the eConnected Grainbelt Project by 12 months, with a new end date of 30 June, 2019.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) has created the following guide to assist vets to collect appropriate samples during livestock disease investigations. Correct sampling will increase the likelihood of a definitive diagnosis.

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